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Great article from the Global Anticorruption Blog:

https://globalanticorruptionblog.com/2018/10/17/bad-news-for-bad-people-...

Reports of a $21 million shopping spree at the posh London department store Harrods (examples here, here, and here) dominated accounts of the first court decision to...

Larry Lessign speaking in the Plenary Session at #UNRIG Summit in Feb 2018
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Fix Democracy, First

Watch it on youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMK4rbGJkNw

Lots of coverage of the Summit here on the official website: https://unrigsummit.com/Text of Larry's speech From: https://medium.com/@lessig/fix-democracy-first-1fd1b811722f

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Charleston Post Courier-Carla Miller quoted...
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Jax T/U October 19 2017 Editorial Page
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In today's Jacksonville Times Union Editorial:

Ethics reminders for public officials

Working or volunteering for city government gives you no personal or business advantages. In fact, it can be a disadvantage.
That’s the word from Jacksonville’s ethics expert, Carla Miller. She has spent about 20 years in the ethics...

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We are seeing the first detailed evidence of the tampering that went on during the 2016 campaign for U.S. President.  This is a whole new category of "nasty" that allows people without scruples to feed false information into the mix without any transparency.  In this article, the NY Times lays out a host of Facebook and Twitter advertising that was purchased (estimated at $100,000 in paid advertising) but sources were never  revealed - as you might expect.

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As it was published on 2/15
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From: http://jacksonville.com/editorials/2017-02-14/wednesday-s-editorial-ethi...

Posted February 14, 2017 06:21 pm
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Times-Union editorial board

Wednesday’s editorial: An ethics refresher for city officials

Members of Jacksonville’s boards and commissions recently received an ethics refresher course from Carla Miller, the city...

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